13/10/2013 at 19:59
I was always told not to have cheese before bed time as it gives you nightmares. I have had a bad week with Annabel in terms of her being very unsettled at night, she has been waking up more than often and is very distressed. I have been racking my brain to think why! Then I realised that on the three bad nights we have had Annabel had eaten cheese for dinner (spaghetti bolonaise with cheese, cheese spread on toast and a cheese sauce with pasta). Now I could just be clutching at straws, or they might be something in this cheese before bed old wives tale?? Be interested to hear your thoughts!!
13/10/2013 at 20:12
My oh loves eating cheese before bed he'll often have a chunk, he says it gives him cheese dreams and they're brilliant lol. Not nightmares but just very vivid realistic dreams. So there could be some truth in it x
24/10/2013 at 23:00
Even without cheese we have had bad nights, so maybe my cheese theory was just wishful thinking.
LH86 - That is really funny that he has 'Cheese dreams' I might try that, now that I'm off the wine, ha ha.
25/10/2013 at 06:11
Bless her. My dd slept thru till 17 weeks then stopped. She's 4.5 now and only just started to sleep thru again! X
28/10/2013 at 19:37
Ive heard of people having crazy dreams after eating cheese before bed, loving the term 'cheese dreams' Personally ive never noticed a change in my dreams and it doesnt seem to make a difference to how my lo sleeps. Teething is the main reason for our bad nights
02/11/2013 at 15:41
Apparantly they did a study years ago into this and found that eating cheese before bed did not cause bad dreams but may actully aid sleep! Not in Annabels case though! I hope she settles again soon.
02/11/2013 at 21:01
We may have to try eating more cheese if thats the case!
03/11/2013 at 21:18
my little one loves cheese, so brilliant for his teeth and easy way to get his calcium intake higher!
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